Video Pro Tips: Don’t Fish for Spawning Trout

This how-to video from Ben Sittig, a.k.a Huge Fly Fisherman, takes on an important topic in fly fishing: casting to spawning trout. Yes, it is legal in many places, but does that make it right? This is a personal decision, and as you know, Ben is not shy . . .

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Video: The Magic of Redfish on the Fly

Here’s a gorgeous film from Costa that explores why fly fishers love redfish–from Chesapeake Bay to Florida to the Laguna Madre of southern Texas. Although the fish are the same, the angling subculture and techniques are often quite different. Along the . . .

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Video: Understanding Hook Shapes & Proportions

In this video, Tim Flagler explains how different shapes and proportions make specific hooks suitable for different kinds of patterns. By matching the right hook to the pattern, you’ll get the optimal performance from the fly, which translates . . .

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Classic Video: Miramichi Atlantic Salmon in Fall

Here’s yet another gorgeous video from our friends to the north, Hooké, who seem to have cornered the market on great Atlantic salmon productions. Jeff and Derek enjoy some cold, crisp mornings fishing the Mighty Miramichi as well as the. . .

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Video: How to Tie the Palomino Midge

The Palomino Midge was first tied by Brett Smith of Sheridan, Wyoming, for use on the famed Bighorn River. Smith used to live in Billings, and used this pattern all winter long to catch big trout on the Bighorn. Since then, the imitation of an emerging . . .

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Video: Understanding Hook Sizes

When a recipe calls for a hook of a specific size, how is that size determined? As Tim explains, this is a question without a clear answer, as there is no industry standard. What is consistent, though, . . .

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